Janice Lawrence Braxton

Class of 2006

  • A two-time Kodak All-American at Louisiana Tech University (1983, 1984)
  • Led Louisiana Tech to a four-year (1980-1984) mark of 130-6, four Final Four appearances, and a pair of national championships with an AIAW title in 1981 and an NCAA crown in 1982
  • Named Most Outstanding Player in 1982 at the first-ever NCAA Final Four
  • Was also both a three-time NCAA All-Regional Team and NCAA Final Four All-Tournament pick as well as a two-time NCAA Regional Most Outstanding Player
  • Amassed 2,403 points (17.8 ppg) and 1,097 rebounds (8.1 rpg) during her collegiate career, connecting on 59.2 percent of her shots from the floor
  • Received National Player of the Year recognition in 1984 as Wade Trophy winner
  • Olympic gold medalist in 1984, averaging 9.5 ppg and 6.2 rpg in Los Angeles
  • Played professionally in Italy for 15 seasons, earning All-Europe honors seven times
  • Finished her career in the WNBA with two seasons with the Cleveland Rockers